Poverty and Hardship in SA

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A man receives a monthly supply of food aid donated to residents of a squatter camp for poor white South Africans at Coronation Park in Krugersdorp on March (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly) New Africa, South Africa, African Nations, Picture Editor, Big Picture, Squats, People, Pictures, Image

The Big Picture - The Boston Globe

The Big Picture is a photo blog produced by a select group of picture editors of The Boston Globe. The majority of the images come from wire services such as the Associated Press, Reuters, and Getty Images, who license them to The Boston Globe for our use. Other photos come from public domain sources such as NASA, and others from private photographers who share them with the Big Picture for one-time use. Entries are posted every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The Big Picture is intended to…

Poverty within white South Africa Based in Senegal, Reuters photographer Finbarr O'Reilly traveled to South Africa and visited one of a growing number of squatter camps populated mostly by. Walk To School, Picture Editor, Slums, Big Picture, Current Events, South Africa, Pictures, Photography, Image

The Big Picture - The Boston Globe

The Big Picture is a photo blog produced by a select group of picture editors of The Boston Globe. The majority of the images come from wire services such as the Associated Press, Reuters, and Getty Images, who license them to The Boston Globe for our use. Other photos come from public domain sources such as NASA, and others from private photographers who share them with the Big Picture for one-time use. Entries are posted every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The Big Picture is intended to…

Around live in 'white squatter camps' in South Africa Apartheid, Slums, Top Photo, Camps, South Africa, Shelter, Families, Old Things, Photos

Around 400,000 live in 'white squatter camps' in South Africa

Around 400,000 live in ‘white squatter camps’ in South Africa, a direct result of white poverty following Apartheid – which came to an end 22 years ago.

A woman looks out the window of her one-room hut at a squatter camp for poor white South Africans at Coronation Park in Krugersdorp, South Africa on March (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly) Picture Editor, Looking Out The Window, Teaching History, Big Picture, The Guardian, Looking For Women, South Africa, Pictures, Image

The Big Picture - The Boston Globe

The Big Picture is a photo blog produced by a select group of picture editors of The Boston Globe. The majority of the images come from wire services such as the Associated Press, Reuters, and Getty Images, who license them to The Boston Globe for our use. Other photos come from public domain sources such as NASA, and others from private photographers who share them with the Big Picture for one-time use. Entries are posted every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The Big Picture is intended to…

Old cars sit next to the flimsy shelters and makeshift toilets in the camp where families are forced to survive on less than a month Car Sit, The End Game, Apartheid, Slums, Top Photo, Kids Playing, South Africa, Camping, Families

Around 400,000 live in 'white squatter camps' in South Africa

Around 400,000 live in ‘white squatter camps’ in South Africa, a direct result of white poverty following Apartheid – which came to an end 22 years ago.

A girl puts her hair in a pony tail as she gets ready to walk to school from a squatter camp in Krugersdorp on March (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly) # Walk To School, Picture Editor, Big Picture, Congo, Her Hair, Ponytail, Squats, Photo Art, South Africa

The Big Picture - The Boston Globe

The Big Picture is a photo blog produced by a select group of picture editors of The Boston Globe. The majority of the images come from wire services such as the Associated Press, Reuters, and Getty Images, who license them to The Boston Globe for our use. Other photos come from public domain sources such as NASA, and others from private photographers who share them with the Big Picture for one-time use. Entries are posted every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The Big Picture is intended to…

A family pose for the camera inside their makeshift shelter - houses are typically built with bare earth floors, but floods wash away the top soil and leave decades-old waste exposed Black Economic Empowerment, Sheltered Housing, Affirmative Action, White Privilege, Electricity Bill, Pose For The Camera, Slums, Family Posing, African History

The 'white squatter camps' of South Africa

The squatter camp in Munsieville, near Johannesburg, is one of 80 across South Africa. It is built on the site of an old refuse site and home to around 300, of which a quarter are children.

Afrikaner Poor arrive at Daspoort squatter camp with NOTHING desperate for food and shelter ARAF Pretoria, Afrikaans, South Africa, Shelter, Crime, Kids, Food, Children, Meal

Afrikaner Poor arrive at Daspoort squatter camp with NOTHING desperate for food and shelter April122012 ARAF

whites over 16 years old have no income and have formed squatter camps across South Africa where they live. Black Economic Empowerment, 16 Year Old, Camps, Squats, South Africa, Live, Coat, People, Fashion

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Afrikanerarmoede - Toestande in 'n wit plakkerskamp

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